Dr Richard Fletcher leads the Fathers and Families Research Program at the University of Newcastle. Richard’s book ‘The Dad Factor‘ presents explanations of why a father’s involvement with his child, right from birth, is vitally important to the development of a child’s brain and emotional stability. Richard’s book discusses the value of ‘Rough and Tumble Play’. Research shows that there are many benefits of Father-Child rough and tumble play. View the video to hear Richard Fletcher’s presentation at the University of Newcastle and learn how rough and tumble play is good for children and dads too.